World War II caused enormous destruction in Buda Castle of Budapest, which continued with the demolition of historic buildings in the Socialist era. Hauszmann Program is an all-encompassing development project that opens a new chapter in the rebirth of the castle district in Budapest.
I have written briefly about the history of Kolodko's mini-sculptures in Budapest.
The Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest has countless beautiful details and its history is really exciting.
Where can you find delicious chocolate cakes and sweets in Budapest? Come with me, I'll show you my favourite places!
As with car development, so did the stroller of the stroller. See how children were pushed in Hungary between 1900 and 1970!
Hiding behind a mask, transforming, fully succumbing ourselves to the magic - for a whole day, a whole night or even a whole week. Are there any limits for our creativity? Who could set them?
Coffee is a kind of art in Europe; cafés and coffee shops still play an important role on the old continent and in Hungary.
In Budapest the castle district are among the most famous sights of Budapest, where the original buildings showcase the face of the city both from the Middle Ages and from the Modern Era. In this blog post I will talk about the first inn at Buda.
Where does the first version of the swimsuit stem from? What kind of bathing suit was the first Miss World wearing? You will find out from our post that the bikini might not be such an old invention and what the public opinion was in the 20th century when it appeared.
The architectural landscape of Budapest still bears the stamp of European Art Nouveau, and the city has some unique examples of it. Come with me, let's explore together the heritage of Hungarian Art Nouveau.
The Hospital in the Rock is an underground network of tunnels and chambers for use as a secret hospital and shelter during the war.
Gül Baba was a Turkish warrior-saint in the 16th century and his mausoleum is a now a famous museum In Budapest.
I love to eat. I also often get hungry during my strolls, like tens of thousands in Budapest. So this is way I appreciate so much that the last couple years saw a considerable growth of street food places in the city. Let me recommend a few wonderful places.
I will now introduce top attractions and must see places in Budapest according to locals.
The Museum of Fine Arts Budapest re-opened at the end of 2018. The highlight is the Romanesque Hall, which was closed for visitors in the last seventy years! There is one of the richest Egyptian collection of Central Europe and the horse and rider sculpture that may be Leonardo Da Vinci’s work.
Jenő Haranghy was a brilliant Hungarian painter, graphic and industrial artist of the 20th century.
Near Western Railway Station there is a special place, Radisson Blu Béke Hotel, formerly known as the Hotel Britannia, first opened 105 years ago. Britannia is one of the few hotels that survived the historical storms and could function as a hotel and café since 1913.
Budapest offers many exciting programs throughout the winter months.
Cemeteries are beautiful and important places in Budapest, visitors often come to see their gorgeous or interesting tombs.
I’m thrilled that breakfasts are in again. As a fan of hearty breakfasts, I savour every moment of them. Whenever possible I try to eat in peace, enjoying the flavours and different textures.
The city of Budapest boasts with a number of works of art, buildings and memorial places related to the Hungarian Jewish population.
The pride of Hungary and Spain; Greece’s favourite; a role model for millions. Ferenc Puskás was often called "the most famous Hungarian." Get to know much better Puskás, one of the greatest goalscorers of all time!
The Fisherman's Bastion is a splendid lookout point commanding amazing views over the Danube and Pest.
Did you know that there are more than hundred different escape rooms in Budapest? In the last couple of years Budapest has become a capital for escape rooms.
Budapest is the city of statues: on every corner you will find another statue with a history to tell.
Are you longing for some quality time alone with a good book, your favorite artist's new album, or a bunch of snack food and a nice coffee? Forget the tourist traps and follow this local to explore the harmony of Budapest's loveliest hidden parks!
Finding the main tourist attractions in Budapest is easy, but where do the locals like to go? Read on to discover this city's top 10 hidden gems and where to find them.
Cafes were the centre of the intellectual and cultural life of Budapest during the 19th and 20th centuries. Be my guest on a tour showcasing three highly important cafes of Budapest!
These are not the fanciest holiday destinations and not advertised in tourist magazines. Join me in an imaginary tour to discover the world’s most wonderful hidden treasures.
The ultimate Hungarian Christmas cake is 'bejgli' the traditional walnut or poppy seed roll. I'll show You where to find this delicious desserts in Budapest.
Budapest is full of amazing and splendid churches and I'll show you some great examples.
In the heart of Budapest, in the former Tilos az Á, i discovered a huge mural, dominating most of the interior. In this article I am showcasing murals from New York, Madrid, San Antonio, ect.
Even though we have just said goodbye to the long indian summer, the weather is still in our favour for a trip. There’s no better thing to do, than to explore Hungary's 3 best medieval castles.
Are there any extreme, quirky requests? How do those stars who come to festivals behave? What is mostly desired by them?
The Grand Boulevard – Nagykörút, Big Ring Road or Great Boulevard – is one of the most important roads in Budapest and one of the most central parts of the city.
Icemen were one of the most iconic figures of Budapest in the last century. Until the invention of the first electrical refrigerators they were walking down the streets, delivering ice.
What is the Chain Bridge’s “uncle” doing in Tuscany? I did some research and found out about an incredible background story. Turns out, Budapest’s Chain Bridge has some history with this one.
Many of us don’t have time to plan an exciting date in order to impress our partners. Where can we go for our first date in Budapest? I will offer 5 exciting summer dates.
If you can spend a few days in Budapest you should explore the Buda Hills or other places where you can see the city from above.
Budapest is a city of contrasts and the most exciting place of Europe. There are a multitude of theaters, museums, restaurants, cafes and nightclubs to choose.